The next 2 weeks see the premiere of 4 new series, the return of 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lonestar, A.P. Bio, All American, Batwoman, Burden of Truth, C.B. Strike, Charmed, Kim’s Convenience, Legacies, Mixed-ish, Nancy Drew, Pennyworth, Riverdale & Snowpiercer as well as the winter premiere of several more network series as they return from their holiday hiatus. New series premiering in the next two weeks include Amazon Prime Video’s new drama Flack, Apple TV’s new psychological thriller Losing Alice, Syfy’s new comedy-drama Resident Alien and Walker, a new drama from The CW.
Other highlights include the premiere of People Puzzler– a new game show airing on Game Show Network that comes straight from the pages of People magazine, The Escapists, a new reality series airing on Amazon Prime Video and Salt-N-Pepa, a new biopic from Lifetime that looks back on the life and career of the very popular all-female Hip-Hop group from the 80s. Also, To Tell The Truth returns with an all new season.
SUNDAY JANUARY 17
Batwoman – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Showcase and The CW @ 8pm ET)
Pennyworth – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Showcase @ 9pm ET)
A.P. Bio – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Showcase @ 10:15pm ET)
MONDAY JANUARY 18
PEOPLE PUZZLER – SERIES PREMIERE (Game Show Network @ 6pm ET)
Three contestants put their pop culture knowledge to the test to complete crosswords based on the iconic puzzles in “People Magazine.”
9-1-1 – SEASON 4 PREMIERE (Global and FOX @ 8pm ET)
All American – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Showcase and The CW @ 8pm ET)
9-1-1: Lonestar – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (CTV and FOX @ 9pm ET)
TUESDAY JANUARY 19
Kim’s Convenience – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (CBC @ 8pm ET)
NCIS – Season 18 Winter Premiere (Global and CBS @ 8pm ET)
FBI: Most Wanted – Season 2 Winter Premiere (Global and CBS @ 10pm ET)
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20
Riverdale – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Nancy Drew – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (W Network and The CW @ 9pm ET)
C.B. Strike: Lethal White – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 10pm ET)
THURSDAY JANUARY 21
Riverdale – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (Netflix Canada)
Grown-ish – Season 3 Winter Premiere (ABC Spark @ 8pm ET)
WALKER – SERIES PREMIERE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
A re-imagining of the long-running series “Walker, Texas Ranger”, “Walker” follows the adventures of Cordell Walker (Jared Padalecki), a widower and father of two with his own moral code, as he returns home to Austin after being under cover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. He must attempt to reconnect with his creative and thoughtful son and his headstrong, somewhat rebellious teenage daughter and navigate clashes with his family — an ADA brother who stepped in during Walker’s absence, his perceptive mother and his traditional rancher father.
Young Sheldon – Season 4 Winter Premiere (CTV and CBS @ 8pm ET)
B Positive – Season 1 Winter Premiere (CTV and CBS @ 8:30pm ET)
Legacies – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Showcase and The CW @ 9pm ET)
Mom – Season 8 Winter Premiere (Citytv and CBS @ 9pm ET)
The Unicorn – Season 2 Winter Premiere (Global and CBS @ 9:30pm ET)
FRIDAY JANUARY 22
FLACK – SERIES PREMIERE (Amazon Prime Video)
Bad Behavior. Great Publicists. Ever wonder what the real story is behind those celebrity gossip columns? Flack has all the dirt. Four quick-witted and relentless flackers led by Robyn, played by Academy Award Winner Anna Paquin, are tasked to make the best of their celebrity client’s terrible decisions.
LOSING ALICE – SERIES PREMIERE (Apple TV+)
The series follows Alice (Ayelet Zurer), a 48-year-old female film director, who feels irrelevant since raising her family. After a brief encounter on the train, she becomes obsessed with a 24-year-old screenwriter femme fatale, Sophie (Lihi Kornowski), and eventually surrenders her moral integrity in order to achieve power, relevance and success.
The Blacklist – Season 8 Winter Premiere (Global and NBC @ 8pm ET)
SATURDAY JANUARY 23
SALT-N-PEPA – MOVIE PREMIERE (Lifetime Canada @ 8pm ET)
The journey of Queensborough Community College students Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as they enter the world of rap and hip-hop after recording a song for their friend Hurby Azor.
SUNDAY JANUARY 24
Charmed – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (W Network and The CW @ 9pm ET)
FBI – Season 3 Winter Premiere (Global and CBS @ 10pm ET)
TUESDAY JANUARY 26
Snowpiercer – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Netflix Canada)
To Tell The Truth – SEASON 6 PREMIERE (CHCH and ABC @ 8pm ET)
Black-ish – Season 7 Winter Premiere (Citytv and ABC @ 9pm ET)
Mixed-ish – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Citytv and ABC @ 9:30pm ET)
Big Sky – Season 1 Winter Premiere (CTV and ABC @ 10pm ET)
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27
For Life – Season 2 Winter Premiere (CTV and ABC @ 10pm ET)
RESIDENT ALIEN – SERIES PREMIERE (CTV Sci-Fi Channel @ 10pm ET)
An alien crashes on Earth and hides in a remote Colorado mountain town; after assuming the identity of the town doctor, his nefarious mission is threatened when he realizes one of the townspeople, a 9-year-old boy, can see his true alien form.
THURSDAY JANUARY 28
Burden of Truth – SEASON 4 PREMIERE (CBC @ 8pm ET)
Total Bellas – SEASON 6 FINALE (E! Canada @ 9pm ET)
FRIDAY JANUARY 29
THE GREAT ESCAPISTS – SERIES PREMIERE (Amazon Prime Video)
The Great Escapists is the story of Hammond (The Grand Tour) and Belleci (Mythbusters), two of pop-science TV’s greatest minds, with nothing but their smarts and their scrap shipwreck for survival. Can they invent themselves off the island? Or will they be castaway forever? This is the engineering challenge of their lives, will they succeed and become The Great Escapists?